The "Periodic Round Table" looks like a multi-layered cake. There are eight wooden layers that sit on top of one another and can be rotated. Layers are divided into chemical elements with engraved element name and…
Memory game features 54 card deck; 34 cards feature element number and cartoon characters who personify or act out elements and their characteristics, 16 group cards, and 4 command cards; game includes Periodic Table of…
Three dimensional representation of the periodic table of elements (unassembled). ElemenTree is made of transparent Vivak plastic in pink and green with black text. The tree has 17 pieces (layers are polygonal) with a…
Copperplate engraving illustrates the chemical apparatus and balloons used for hydrogen generation. In figure four, a hot air balloon and basket support a passenger.
This volume by Tiberius Cavallo is considered one of…
Copperplate engraving illustrates the chemical apparatus and balloons used for hydrogen generation.
This volume by Tiberius Cavallo is considered one of the earliest and best works on aerostation published in…
This volume by Tiberius Cavallo is considered one of the earliest and best works on aerostation published in eighteenth century England. Cavallo's pioneering studies in aeronautics outlined within this work include how…
Folding copperplate engraving illustrating sixteen figures including the pneumatical engine and components used in pneumatic experiments leading to the discovery of Boyle's law.
Forty-three experiments are detailed…
New experiments physico-mechanicall, touching the spring of the air, and its effects (made, for the most part, in a new pneumatical engine)
Forty-three experiments are detailed within this work, including the physical and chemical properties of air proving it has weight along with determining that a vacuum restricts the transmission of sound as well as the…
- circa 1520 – 1540
Found in its original plain binding of parchment, this work was most likely compiled by a practitioner of alchemy and medicine. Containing a handwritten copy of Liber lucis by John of Rupescissa (Johannes de Rupescissa)…
Cover and title page digitized from seminal work responsible for exposing dangerous adulterations to foods and beverages. Food and drug purity legislation followed later in the nineteenth century.
Developed in 1972, the HP-35 was Hewlett Packard's first pocket calculator and the first pocket calculator ever to have transcendental functions. Twenty HP engineers spent two years and approximately $1 million…
Modern reproduction of the first electric battery invented by Alessandro Volta in 1800. Base and top are wooden. Between the base and top rests a stack or pile of 46 copper-zinc cells. Electrodes used to tranfer the…
Digitized in entirety, this first English edition of the German Das Mineralreich in Bildern (Stuttgart, 1858) contains 24 lithographed plates with one chromolithograph and 22 hand-colored illustrations of 288 minerals,…
In this interview, Herbert Morawetz traces his early life prior to leaving Czechoslovakia on the Nazi invasion and resettling in Canada, where he studied chemical engineering at the University of Toronto. He describes…
Paul Morgan starts the interview by describing his childhood in Maine and his family background, high school, and early interests. After undergraduate studies at the University of Maine, Morgan did graduate research at…
Burnaby Munson entered Tarleton State College in central Texas and transferred to the University of Texas in Austin, Texas; physical chemistry was his favorite subject. He studied the reactions of acetylene while in…
- Interviewee Munson, Burnaby
- Interviewer Grayson, Michael A.
- Subject Mass spectrometry, Franklin, J. L. (Joseph Louis), 1906-, Munson, Burnaby, American Society for Mass Spectrometry, Field, F. H. (Frank Henry), 1922-, American Society for Testing and Materials, Mass spectrometers, Chemists--Biography, and Chemists
Samuel Natelson begins the interview with a discussion of his family background and childhood in Brooklyn, New York. After receiving his Ph.D., he began his career teaching at Girls Commercial High School. While…
Robert N. Naughten grew up in rural California during the Great Depression. He attended Sequoia High School and met Gordon Moore partially through football and swimming. Moore and Naughten commuted from home to San Jose…
- 2005-Jun-20 (First session)
- 2005-Jun-21 (Second session)
Roy G. Neville comments on his family and his childhood in Bournemouth, England during the start of World War II, while admitting that he was not very intrigued by his first chemistry lesson but enjoyed performing…
- 2001-Aug-13 (First interview)
- 2001-Aug-30 (Second interview)
Robert L. McNeil, Jr. begins his interview by discussing his parent's heritage and the evolution of the Firm of Robert McNeil, the drugstore started by his grandfather. As young men, McNeil and his brother worked as…
William McMillan begins this interview with a discussion of his parents and youth in Montebello, California. The youngest of seven siblings, McMillan expressed an interest in science at an early age. He attended…
- Interviewee McMillan, William George, 1919-
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject Harvard University, University of California, Los Angeles, Columbia University, Manhattan Project (U.S.), McMillan, William George, 1919-, McMillan Science Associates, Mayer, Joseph Edward, 1904-, Rand Corporation, Chemists--Biography, and Chemists
- 2007-Jan-22 (First session)
- 2007-Jan-23 (Second session)
McLafferty discusses his upbringing as he continued his education in chemistry in an accelerated degree program at the University of Nebraska during World War II. Having enlisted in the war and after months of combat,…
Michael McKeown grew up in a small town near San Francisco, California. McKeown attended Stanford University, where he began in math but switched to biology. He liked the small classes and the opportunity for close…
Keith McKennon begins this interview by discussing the origins of his interest in research and chemistry and the impact of growing up in Pendleton, Oregon, and attending Oregon State University. He then describes his…
- 2012-Mar-20 (Second session)
- 2012-Mar-19 (First session)
James A. McCloskey, Jr., grew up in San Antonio, Texas. He entered Trinity University in San Antonio, where he majored in chemistry; he earned a PhD in analytical chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.…